23 Apr 2013

Save money and the environment with an eco-friendly build

Garden Room by The Garden Escape

The last few months have given us one of the coldest winters in decades and as the temperatures plummeted, many homeowners were seeing their energy bills move just as fast in the other direction. Cold weather is expensive and keeping yourself warm when your home isn’t energy efficient costs a small fortune.

16 Apr 2013

Join us at The Academies Show 24th April

In one week, on 24th April, The Learning Escape is heading to the London Excel to take part in The Academies Show. Supported by the Department of Education and the Education Funding Agency, among many others, it’s a day of free insights, discussions and practical advice for anyone already working at an academy or hoping to convert their maintained school.

8 Apr 2013

Canopies: outdoor learning for all seasons

Come rain or shine teachers are trying to find new ways to provide outdoor learning for their pupils. No matter what shape or size your school grounds are, a canopy can bring children closer to nature and enhance their learning experience.

30 Mar 2013

Learning Escapes vs Brick and Mortar School Buildings

Successful schools often require more space to accommodate a growing student intake. One of the biggest decisions many schools have to make is the choice between more traditional brick and mortar school buildings and something more natural like a Learning Escape.

25 Mar 2013

The cost and benefits of modular classrooms

Modular Eco-classroom sketch

Growing schools need extra space and modular classrooms can be a good solution. With budget deadlines on the horizon, ensuring that money is being invested in the best possible way is a priority for many schools. Those that don’t use it will lose it, so finding an interesting project to spend their money on is top of the to-do list. More and more schools are choosing their next investment to be one that encourages outdoor learnin...